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Coloquio Argentino de Estudios sobre el Libro y la Edición
Instituto de Investigaciones en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales
(UNLP - CONICET)
La organización de un primer coloquio argentino dedicado a estudios sobre el libro y la edición decanta del cruce de proyectos entre algunos de los ya muchos investigadores argentinos de diversas disciplinas que hemos venido confluyendo en esta área del saber.
Book History and print culture network
While the German tradition in the study of the book was established many decades before, it seems to us that scholars from German-speaking countries are rather thinly represented internationally.
Centre for the Book
We research book history, print culture and book futures. We are the oldest research centre of its type in Australia, established in 1982.
The Bibliographical Society of Canada
The Bibliographical Society of Canada/La Société bibliographique du Canada is a bilingual (English/French) organization that has as its goal the scholarly study of the history, description, and transmission of texts in all media and formats, with a primary emphasis on Canada
Toronto Centre for the Book
(University of Toronto)
The Toronto Centre for the Book was established at the University of Toronto in 1994 by Michael and Jane Millgate (Department of English), Patricia Fleming (Faculty of Information), and others in order to bring together faculty, librarians, students, and members of the general public who are interested in the past, present, and future of the book and in all aspects of the creation, diffusion, and reception of the written word.
The Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture
Our constitution declares the twin objectives of bringing together those residents of Canada who are interested in the study of written communication in all its various forms and processes, and of encouraging the interdisciplinary study and teaching of these subjects.
History of the book in Canada
Developed by a team of historians, literary scholars, librarians, and information specialists, a History of the Book in Canada/Histoire du livre et de l'imprimé au Canada defined Canada’s place within an international network of book history studies. HBiC/HLIC was funded in 2000 under the Major Collaborative Research Initiatives program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Seven editors coordinated research from six universities across Canada and collaborated with new and established scholars.
Center for the Study of Books and Media
The primary purpose of this Center, established in Princeton in 2002, is to promote research and teaching in the history of books; but as its name indicates, it includes other media as well.
Washington Area Group For Print Culture Studies
The Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies (WAGPCS) aims to provide a regular, monthly forum for those interested in book history and print culture studies and welcomes the participation of everyone interested in print culture (of any period or place).
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress was established by public law in 1977 to promote books, reading, literacy and libraries, as well as the scholarly study of books. Since its founding, the Center has established affiliate centers in the 50 states.
West Chester Center for Book History
(West Chester University)
The West Chester Center for Book History is dedicated to providing a multidimensional, interdisciplinary forum for the history and study of the written word.
SHARP: Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
he Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing was founded to create a global network for book historians working in a broad range of scholarly disciplines.
Yale Program in the History of the Book
(University of Yale)
The Yale Program in the History of the Book brings together scholars across disciplines to explore the materiality of the written word over time and across cultures.
BSA:The Bibliographical Society of America
The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) is the oldest scholarly society in North America dedicated to the study of books and manuscripts as physical objects. It was organized in 1904 and incorporated in 1927 with the principal objectives of promoting bibliographical research and issuing bibliographical publications.
American Printing History Association
The American Printing History Association (APHA) is a membership organization that encourages the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.
Pennsylvania Center for the Book
(Pennsylvania State University)
The mission of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book is to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy to the citizens and residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Centre for the History of the Book
The Centre for the History of the Book (CHB) was founded in 1995 as an international and interdisciplinary centre for advanced research into all aspects of the material culture of the text - its production, circulation, and reception from manuscript to electronic text. One of the first research centres to be established in the field, it is now recognized internationally as a leading centre for the study of book history and related topics.
Universal Short Title Catalogue
(University of St. Andrews)
The USTC is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century
IHLL: Instituto de Historia del Libro y de la Lectura
(Instituto Biblioteca Hispánica del Centro Internacional de Investigación para la Lengua Española, de la Fundación San Millán)
El Instituto de Historia del Libro y de la Lectura (IHLL) es un organismo que se dedica a la investigación en el terreno de la historia del libro, de la lectura y de la cultura escrita, promoviendo congresos, encuentros de investigadores y otras actividades propias de su ámbito.
Bibliologia i cultura escrita
(Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
BHO: Book History Online
(Nationale bibliotheek van Nederland)
Book History Online (BHO) is the international bibliography in the field of book and library history. Enables researchers to search for book historical data in one single file of c. 80,000 titles. BHO contains bibliographic information on topics such as papermaking, bookbinding, book illustration, type design, typefounding, bibliophily, book collecting, libraries and individuals.
(University of Utrecht)
A digital platform for the history of reading, enabling scholars and students to view, study and compare annotated books .Annotated Books Online is a virtual research environment for scholars and students interested in historical reading practices. It is part of the research project “A Collaboratory for the Study of Reading and the Circulation of Ideas in Early Modern Europe” funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and co-ordinated by Arnoud Visser.
ILLAC: Instituto del Libro y la Lectura A. C.
El objetivo del ILLAC es fomentar la investigación, la docencia y la vinculación en materia de la lectura y las ciencias y artes del libro.
Centre for the Study of the Book
The Centre for the Study of the Book provides a common ground for scholars and librarians with shared interests in understanding, documenting, and interpreting the intellectual and material history of the book.
Cardiff University's Centre for Editorial & Intertextual Research
Its aim is to combine traditional scholarly skills with modern technological methodologies in order to investigate various aspects of the history of the book and material cultures. The interests of members of the Centre range from medieval studies to postmodern aesthetics, and they have employed both academic and digital resources while working on a number of significant editorial and bibliographical projects, including the creation of bilbliographic databases and electronic journals.
The Bibliographical Society
(University of London)
The Bibliographical Society was founded in 1892 to promote and encourage study and research in historical, analytical, descriptive and textual bibliography. Since then its scope has widened to include the making and use of manuscripts, the history of printing, publishing and illustration, the study of bookbinding, and the history of the book, as well as the history of libraries and the study of provenance, readership, and book collecting.
Book History Research Network
The Book History Research Network, formerly the Book History Postgraduate Network, was established in 1998 by the former Book Trade History Group in co-operation with the Institute for English Studies at the School of Advanced Study at the University of London
The Reading Experience Database
We collect evidence of reading through British history, 1450-1945. Entries in UK RED illustrate the diversity of reading experience and practice as well as patterns within particular periods and across time.
Beyond the Book Project
(University of Birmingham y Mount Saint Vincent University)
Our work focuses upon the ways that texts, especially literary fiction, are produced, circulated and received. We use a variety of research methods in order to understand how and why readers engage with books and with each other.
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